Family Support Worker

Children 1st work to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood.  We achieve this by providing direct services to vulnerable children and their families across Scotland.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide support to children, young people and families affected by substance misuse in Dundee. This is a new project, in partnership with Tayside Council on Alcohol (TCA), working alongside people in a school and community area of Dundee. As part of the team, you’ll provide focused individual and group work in order to help reduce the impact of   substance misuse on children aged 0-12 and build stronger, more resilient children, families and community.

If you are an experienced professional with a Social Work, Community work, Counselling or other appropriate qualification we want to hear from you.

Further Information


This is a permanent, full time post of 35 hours per week. Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service (evenings and occasional weekends as required).

Job title: Family Support Worker

Job Subtitle: Dundee

Reference number: CFS19/03

Location: Dundee

Closing date: 25/02/2019 12:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Wednesday 06 March 2019

Salary: Starting at £21,602 with progression to £26,186

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to:

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

Please also refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

Details can also be found at

Your interest and application to work at Children 1st is appreciated.

For further information or enquiries, please email: